After leaving Hibs in the spring of 2007, Proctor was appointed manager of Livingston on 23 May. He managed the club during the 2007–08 season, but was sacked on 3 June 2008. Proctor rejoined Middlesbrough in September 2008, as under-18 coach. Proctor was promoted to first team coach by Tony Mowbray. After Mowbray was sacked by Middlesbrough in November 2013, Proctor also left the club.